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167737,  Lab Technician - CA -

Category: ENG
Job Title: Lab Technician - CA
Region: CA-Bay Area
City: Santa Clara
State: CA
Rate: Up to $23.64 DOE
Duration: 12 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Lab Technician for an opening in Santa Clara, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ThermoFisher Scientific Research Services Laboratories is looking for a highly motivated, creative thinker who can be part of a team focused on high throughput genotyping, DNA copy number, and DNA extraction. This job requires a highly dedicated individual, who is a quick learner and enjoys challenges.

Job duties and responsibilities are initially focused, but not restricted to:

Reagent preparation and quality control
Reagent/sample accession and database entry
High Throughput Genotyping utilizing Affymetrix Axiom technology
Quantitation/Normalization of nucleic acids utilizing automation
Data entry into laboratory information management system
Calibration and preventative maintenance of all equipment. Documentation of these activities
Assist team in stocking/restocking materials and shipping/receiving customer samples

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Individual must work well in a team environment
Self-motivated
Seeking challenges
Capacity to learn new technologies/concepts rapidly and apply them to the needs of the lab
Excellent at record keeping and highly organized
Willingness to work weekends

EDUCATION:
Applicants should have a BS in biological sciences with a minimum of 2 yrs of laboratory experience. Experience can be derived from internships or positions held post-graduation


WORK HOURS:
This is a swing shift position with hours from 4 pm to 1 am. The initial training period of 3-4 weeks will be conducted during the day with an 8 am to 5 pm shift; once the individual is trained and validated they will move to the swing shift.




Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.

Contact:
Kristie Hardage at knguyen@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251


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